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March 9, 2018

L'Oréal to reach carbon neutrality in 2019

L'Oréal announced plans to achieve carbon neutrality in 2019 for all 21 of its U.S. manufacturing and distribution facilities. The company is adding renewable natural gas (RNG) to it’s energy portfolio in order to reach this goal.
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Wind  -  March 9, 2018

Kohler Co. announces 100-megawatt wind power investment

Kohler Co. on Mar. 6 announced a 15-year agreement to purchase 100 megawatts of wind power per year from the Diamond Vista wind farm located near Salina, Kansas. The electricity purchased from this project is equal to Kohler’s total U.S. and Canadian annual demand.
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Wind  -  March 8, 2018

GM and Switch partner on MI green tariff

General Motors and Switch are the first companies to participate in a new Consumers Energy program to help large businesses use large RE sources. Both companies are now matching 100 percent of their electric use at key operations in Michigan
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Solar  -  March 8, 2018

Facebook’s newest data center will be 100% RE

Facebook will power its new Newton Data Center with 100% renewable energy. The data center, Facebook’s ninth facility, is located in Newton County, Georgia. Comprising three building totaling 970,000 square feet, it is expected to be operational in 2020
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Solar  -  March 7, 2018

Fifth Third Bancorp hits 100% RE with a single project

Fifth Third Bancorp has become the first Fortune 500 company and first bank to sign a PPA to reach 100% RE with a single project. With this agreement, Fifth Third also becomes the first publicly-traded company to commit to purchase 100 percent
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Energy Efficiency  -  March 7, 2018

Nissan and E.ON to partner on EV charging

Nissan and E.ON are forming a strategic partnership to explore opportunities in EV charging, vehicle-to-grid services and grid integration, decentralized energy generation, and storage solutions.
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Solar  -  March 6, 2018

ENGIE expands solar power with acquisition

ENGIE North America announced on Mar. 5 that it will acquire solar developer, owner and operator SoCore Energy, including 150 MW of solar assets in operation or under construction by the end of the month, 170 MW of solar projects in development,
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March 6, 2018

UPS to deploy 50 electric delivery trucks

UPS announced plans to deploy 50 plug-in electric delivery trucks, collaborating with Workhorse Group, Inc. to design the vehicles from the ground up, with zero tailpipe emissions.
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March 5, 2018

Auto supplier adopts energy storage system

INOAC Interior Systems, an automotive industry supplier, will deploy a 2.5 MWh energy storage system in St. Mary’s Ontario. The system will be powered by Athena™, Stem’s artificial intelligence platform, which uses predictive analytics
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March 5, 2018

Harley-Davidson to invest, collaborate on electric motorcycles

Harley-Davidson, Inc. announced on Mar. 1 that it has made an equity investment in Alta Motors, a manufacturer of lightweight electric vehicles. The two companies will collaborate on electric motorcycle technology and new product development.
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